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BlueScope Steel Limited manufactures and distributes flat steel products in Australia, New Zealand, Asia, North America, and internationally. The company operates through six segments: Coated & Industrial Products Australia; Building Components & Distribution Australia; New Zealand & Pacific Steel Products; Global Building Solutions; Building Products ASEAN, North America & India; and Hot Rolled Products North America. It provides steel slabs, hot and cold rolled coils, steel plates, and value-added metallic coated and painted products. The company also provides iron sands; metal coated and painted steel building products, such as COLORBOND pre-painted steel and ZINCALUME zinc/aluminum alloy-coated steel; GALVABOND and GALVASPAN steel; and LYSAGHT range of steel building products, including roof and wall cladding, steel house framing, rainwater products, fencing, and structural products, such as purlins and flooring systems, meshes and walkways, and home improvement products, as well as other building products under the Z-NAL, TruZinc, and SPECTRASCAPE brands. In addition, it is involved in metal coating, painting, roll-forming, and distribution operations for the residential and non-residential building and construction industries; and providing steel products to the building and construction, automotive and transport, white goods, manufacturing, general manufacturing, agriculture, and mining industries. Further, the company offers engineered building solutions under the BUTLER, VARCO PRUDEN, and PROBUILD brands. The company was formerly known as BHP Steel Limited and changed its name to BlueScope Steel Limited in November 2003. BlueScope Steel Limited was founded in 1885 and is headquartered in Melbourne, Australia.

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bluescope steel ltd (BSL) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director, E...
Total Annual Compensation: A$2.8M
Chief Financial Officer
Total Annual Compensation: A$1.2M
Chief Executive of Bluescope Australia and Ne...
Total Annual Compensation: A$1.5M
Chief Executive of NS Bluescope Coated Produc...
Total Annual Compensation: A$1.3M
Chief Executive of Global Building Solutions
Total Annual Compensation: A$973.6K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

bluescope steel ltd (BSL) Key Developments

BlueScope Steel Limited Announces Changes to External Reporting Segments

BlueScope Steel Limited announced that the company will make changes to its external reporting segments to reflect the way the business is being managed. The two Australian reporting segments, Coated & Industrial Products Australia and Building Components & Distribution Australia, will be combined into a single segment called Australian Steel Products. In addition, the Australian building solutions businesses have been transferred from Global Building Solutions to the Australian Steel Products reporting segment. The company will provide appropriately detailed disclosure for the new Australian segment to assist investors to understand business earnings drivers and to model the segment, for example sales volumes by end use market sector and product types. This reporting change will be applied in respect of the half year ending 31 December 2014 and thereafter.

BlueScope Steel Announces Earnings Guidance for the Half Year of 2015

BlueScope Steel announced earnings guidance for the half year of 2015. For the period, the company has confirmed that it expects a half year underlying profit similar to the $89.6 million result in the second half of 2013/14.

BlueScope Steel Limited Reports Audited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Second Half and Year Ended June 30, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the First Half and Fiscal Year 2015

BlueScope Steel Limited reported audited consolidated earnings results for the second half and year ended June 30, 2014. For the second half, the company reported EBITDA of AUD 174.3 million against AUD 149.0 million a year ago. Reported EBIT was AUD 11.3 million against reported LBIT of AUD 9.3 million a year ago. Underlying EBITDA was AUD 276.3 million against AUD 208.3 million a year ago. Underlying EBIT was AUD 113.3 million against AUD 50.0 million a year ago. Reported LPAT was AUD 86.1 million against AUD 83.3 million a year ago. Underlying NPAT was AUD 63.2 million against AUD 8.3 million a year ago. Capital & investment expenditure was AUD 118.4 million. Net operating cash flow was AUD 279.7 million. For the year, the company reported EBITDA of AUD 429.9 million against AUD 338.7 million a year ago. Net operating cash flow was AUD 407.1 million against AUD 161.0 million a year ago. Underlying EBIT was AUD 249.7 million against AUD 74.1 million a year ago. Profit from ordinary activities before tax was AUD 185.2 million against AUD 7.9 million a year ago. Underlying NPAT from ordinary activities was AUD 156.9 million against AUD 28.2 million a year ago. Underlying NPAT attributable to equity holders of the company was AUD 112.3 million against AUD 6.7 million a year ago. Underlying NPAT before period-end NRV charge was AUD 138.7 million against AUD 35.7 million a year ago. Net debt was AUD 261.6 million as on June 30, 2014 against AUD 148.4 million as on June 30, 2013. Loss per share was 14.8 cents against 19.1 cents a year ago. Underlying earnings per share were 20.1 cents against 1.2 cents a year ago. Total revenue was AUD 8,006.9 million against AUD 7,290.3 million a year ago. Underlying EBITDA was AUD 577.4 million against AUD 389.7 million a year ago. Reported EBIT was AUD 102.3 million against AUD 23.1 million a year ago. Reported NLAT was AUD 82.4 million against AUD 107.1 million a year ago. Underlying NPAT was AUD 112.3 million against AUD 6.7 million a year ago. Capital & investment expenditure was AUD 170.6 million against AUD 145.4 million a year ago. The company expects first half fiscal year 2015 underlying NPAT similar to second half fiscal year 2014, subject to spread, FX and market conditions. For the fiscal year 2015, the company expects earnings and gross capex similar to fiscal year 2014. The company expects total capex & investment expenditure of AUD 441 million. The company expects 100kt lower production against 2.6Mtpa normalized rate.


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